How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"melano" is from "melan" (black) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "dark" or "black" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The deep ocean of melancholy is still there but only in a few aspects of my life.|
|The Melanochroi, or dark whites, differ from the fair whites in the darkening of the complexion to brownish and olive.|